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Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017

Cold Front Could Bring Temperature Changes, Rain By Weekend

Cold Front Could Bring Temperature Changes, Rain By Weekend

There will be a wide range of temperatures across North Texas and rain chances in this week's challenging forecast.

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017

Allergy Problems? Blame Wind, Hill Country Mountain Cedar

Allergy Problems? Blame Wind, Hill Country Mountain Cedar

If you have allergies, south winds carrying Mountain Cedar pollen are probably making you feel worse.

Sunday, Dec 11, 2016

Up to 300 Endangered Salamanders Missing from Texas Facility

Up to 300 Endangered Salamanders Missing from Texas Facility

Up to 300 live, endangered salamanders disappeared from a federal facility south of Austin over Thanksgiving, and authorities say they may have been stolen because of a potential black market value of $15,000.

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016

Officials to Review Protection of Lesser Prairie Chicken

Officials to Review Protection of Lesser Prairie Chicken

Federal wildlife officials on Tuesday agreed to reconsider the status of a grouse found in pockets across the Great Plains as environmentalists fight to return the bird to the list of protected species.

Friday, Nov 4, 2016

Hunters Stock Up for Deer Opener

Hunters Stock Up for Deer Opener

Hunters from across the state stopped by Bass Pro in Grapevine on Friday to get their last minute supplies and new tech before heading out to the field for this weekend’s deer opener.

Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016

Group Rekindles Battle Over Lesser Prairie Chicken

Group Rekindles Battle Over Lesser Prairie Chicken

Environmentalists say there's new evidence that warrants listing the lesser prairie chicken again on the endangered list.

Friday, Sep 2, 2016

Kicking Off Longest Dove Hunting Season in Decades

Kicking Off Longest Dove Hunting Season in Decades

This year, Texas dove hunters will see the longest dove season in 80 years.

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016

US to Decide on Protections for 9 Species

US to Decide on Protections for 9 Species

A legal settlement filed Tuesday requires the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to decide on Endangered Species Act protections for nine species under deadlines.

Monday, Aug 29, 2016

Heat-Tolerant Plants That Require Little Water

Heat-Tolerant Plants That Require Little Water

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Program Specialist Dotty Woodson recommended plants to add to your landscape that will do well in Texas' summer heat and not require a lot of water.

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016

The National Park Service Celebrates 100 years

The National Park Service Celebrates 100 years

The U.S. National Park Service is celebrating 100 years of managing some of the nation's most well-known parks, monuments and historic places.

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1 Dead, 5 Injured in San Antonio Mall Shooting

1 Dead, 5 Injured in San Antonio Mall Shooting

A robbery inside a San Antonio shopping mall Sunday ended with shots fired on Sunday, leaving one person who tried to intervene dead, three others shot and another two people taken to hospital with non-shooting...

Update: Former Pres. & First Lady Bush's Health Improves

Update: Former Pres. & First Lady Bush's Health Improves

New report reveals improving health for hospitalized former President and First Lady.

Little Elm Shuts Down Tuesday for Officer's Funeral

Little Elm Shuts Down Tuesday for Officer's Funeral

A large turnout is expected at the funeral for Officer Jerry Walker Tuesday morning as a memorial to the fallen detective continues to grow outside of the Little Elm Police Department.

Reversing Campaign Pledge, Trump Won't Release Taxes: Aide

Reversing Campaign Pledge, Trump Won't Release Taxes: Aide

Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Donald Trump, said Sunday the president would not be releasing his tax returns, reversing months of repeated campaign-trail promises to do so after an audit is completed,...

Dotty Woodson: Sharpening Garden Tools

Dotty Woodson: Sharpening Garden Tools

Texas Agrilife Specialist Dotty Woodson talks with NBC 5's Johnny Archer about sharpening and refreshing garden tools.